Summer 2015 Project Recap

Where did summer go? I blinked and that was it!

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

I know technically we still have a few weeks left of summer, but since all of the kids are back in school in my town, I’m getting all eager for fall. I am so excited to show y’all some exciting fall projects coming up soon.

But until then, I’ve rounded up a full recap of all of our projects from this summer, just in case you missed any.

1 Simple Decor Trick to Bring a Room to Life– I brought summertime into our dining room back in June, but I used one little decor trick that will work year-round.

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

DIY Window Trim (The Easy Way)–  We banished more builder grade by adding some chunky window trim to our daughter’s room. It was so easy and brightened up the room instantly.

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

10 Tips for Getting Your Blog Noticed-  I shared all of my tips for standing out in the blog crowd and boosting traffic in this post. It is filled with all kinds of bloggy goodness.

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

The DIY Newbie’s Guide to Removing Baseboards–  Robert and I tackled a project that was pretty scary at first, but if you ever have to rip up baseboards, the process is much easier than it looks.

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

Free Encouragement Wall Printables–  I shared a little piece of my heart and a happy freebie in this post for some much-needed wall decor in our hallway bathroom.

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

Myrtle Beach Vacation Recap–  The Shavers assaulted Myrtle Beach! I shared a bit of our fun and our personal life in this post.

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

Hallway Bathroom Makeover Plans–  I pulled together all of the plans that had been brewing for our hallway bathroom makeover to get the vision going.

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

DIY Canopy Crown from a Repurposed Shelf–  We added some final details to little miss Olivia’s bedroom makeover with an RH Baby and Child knockoff. This project was budget-friendly and took just minutes!

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

Aged Metal Angel Wings–  Our daughter’s bedroom got one last piece of wall decor thanks to a lucky flea market find and a quick makeover.

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

Barn Wood Top Coffee Table– A sad looking thrift store coffee table got a whole knew life…and I was very tempted to keep it.

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

Dollar Store Bathroom Drawer Organization–  I shared a handy organization tip for a guest post over on The Summery Umbrella.

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

How to Discover Your Decor Style–  This post was a lot of fun to write and a deeper look at how to figure out who you are and what is your style.

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

Anniversary Date Driftwood Sign–  Our gallery wall got a final finishing touch with a special date reminder in this quickie DIY.

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

Seashell Printer Tray Shadow Box and Coastal Vignette–  I captured a bit of the beach and a favorite vacation memory with this easy craft.

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

DIY Wood Beam Doorway (for $80)–  Our living room and kitchen got a huge statement-making feature with some rustic character. Buh bye builder grade! Best of all, it didn’t break the bank.

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

10 Stylish (Non-Boring) Ceiling Fans–  After getting asked often about our not-so-ordinary ceiling fans, I shared more about them along with a round-up of 10 beautiful ceiling fans for all price ranges.

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

Haven Conference 2015 Recap–  It took some guts to write this one as I shared an inner struggle of mine. A bunch of home/DIY blogger friends make an appearance in this one too, some you’re bound to recognize.

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

Ballerina Girl Bedroom Makeover Reveal–  It’s Livie Bug’s bedroom reveal day! Since I never got to really decorate a nursery for our little girl, I went all out in her bedroom. It’s filled with so much love, sentimental items, and of course budget-friendly decor ideas.

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

12 Favorite Greige Rugs (And Where to Buy Them on a Budget)–  Rugs are hard to shop for, but in this post, I shared rugs that will work in almost any space and at a discount.

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

How to Design an Entire Room Using Picmonkey (And Foyer Makeover Plans)–  Ever since I started designing the rooms in our house this way, I’ve been 100% happier with the end results. Plus, this little game is addictive fun.

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

The Beginner’s Guide to Painting Cabinets–  After lots and lots of research, and painting all of our bathroom cabinets, I shared the tips and tricks perfect for making any beginner’s experience a breeze.

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

DIY Faux Shiplap Wall–  Robert and I kicked off our foyer makeover with some farmhouse charm. And a full tutorial, as always.

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

Industrial Style Laundry Hamper Makeover–  I teamed up with four other creative blogger friends for a thrift store overhaul. My lucky victim was a simple hamper that got a wow-factor modern makeover.

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

Industrial Office Supply Organizer from an Old Jewelry Box–  An old abandoned jewelry box from my youth got a new purpose with a fresh makeover in our military-inspired office.

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

How to Survive DIY Projects as a Couple–  I shared a glimpse at Robert’s and my relationship along with lots of tips for how to make marriages stand the test of the dreaded home improvement projects. (And a blooper reel because that’s how we roll.)

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

The Cheapest Resource for Bathroom Mirrors–  When I find a great deal, I shout it from the rooftops. I mean, what kind of friend would I be if I didn’t share? Our bathroom makeover saw lots of progress in this post too.

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

DIY Book Page Botanical Art–  Our foyer got a punch of vintage personality with this budget-friendly wall decor project. And a bonus, it took less than an hour to make.

Summer 2015 Project Recap | Bless'er House

Whew! I never realize how many posts and projects we do until I tally them all up. Do you have a favorite from any we’ve done? Have you finished up a project that is brag-worthy? I’d love to hear all about it!

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5 Comments

  1. You’ve had a busy summer!!! I enjoy all of your projects, but out of these, my favorite would probably have to be the Barn Wood Top Coffee Table Makeover and the Shiplap wall. It was also fun seeing Olivia’s bedroom makeover and learning other great tips along the way. I’m SO looking forward to what you have planned for the fall. It’s my favorite season of the year, and I’m looking for some great inspiration!
    Blessings to you,
    Lanita

    1. Eek! Thank you, Suzy! That means so much to me. I admired your blog for months when my blog was just a little speck in the universe and only my mom read it. 😉 I always love having you stop by and reading your sweet comments.

  2. You’ve definitely had a busy summer. I love so many of your ideas and cannot wait to incorporate some of these into our new home. We are in the “closing waiting” period right now and I am so ready to get moved and get started. We too have a “contractor grade” house and so many of those boring things need to be changed. Have a great day!

    1. Oh I know how antsy that waiting period can make you. Been there! It’s dangerous…the longer you wait the more ideas you have brewing for home improvement projects. Haha! Hope you can get started soon. Congrats on your new home, Benita!

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